Special Report

100 Best Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

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10. Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
> Director: James Whale
> Starring: Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive
> Domestic box office: N/A

 

9. Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
> Director: George Miller
> Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult
> Domestic box office: $153.64 million

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

8. Gravity (2013)
> Director: Alfonso Cuarón
> Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris
> Domestic box office: $274.09 million

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

7. Inception (2010)
> Director: Christopher Nolan
> Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page
> Domestic box office: $292.58 million

Source: Courtesy of 20th Century Fox

6. Aliens (1986)
> Director: James Cameron
> Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn
> Domestic box office: $85.16 million

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5. Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)
> Director: George Lucas
> Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher
> Domestic box office: $322.74 million

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4. WALL·E (2008)
> Director: Andrew Stanton
> Starring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin
> Domestic box office: $223.81 million

Source: Courtesy of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

3. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
> Director: Stanley Kubrick
> Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood, William Sylvester
> Domestic box office: $56.95 million

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2. Alien (1979)
> Director: Ridley Scott
> Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt
> Domestic box office: $78.90 million

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1. Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
> Director: Irvin Kershner
> Starring: Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher
> Domestic box office: $290.48 million